July 1971

Vol 22 No7

Founded by the Earl of Harewood

Editor

HAROLD ROSENTHAL Alan Blyth

Associate Editor Editorial Board Arthur Jacobs, William Mann, Charles Osborne,

Andrew Porter, Desmond Shawe-Taylor, John Warrack Editorial Offices : 6 Woodland Rise. London NJO 3UH

Contents Solti 's Ten Years by Bryan Magee In the News Pauline Yiardot: A 150th anniversary tribute by April Fitz ly o11 A 'Rosenkavalier' to Treasure by Harold Rosenthal People: 91 Heather Harper by Noel Goodwin Our critics abroad: Views of performances in Austria, America, Canada, Finland, German (West and East), Israel, South Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal,

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COMING EVENTS - SUPPLEMENT including plans for Sadler's Wells Opera, Scottish Opera, Di.isseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Zurich; 'We hear that .. . '; Opera Calendar 609-620 Record Reviews by Harold Rosenthal and Alan Blyth 621 Brief Chronicles from America, France, German y, Ital y 642 Obituary 644 London Opera Diary including reviews of 'Otello', 'Boris Godunov' and 'II Barbiere di Siviglia' at Covent Garden 646 Amateur Performance 651 Welsh National Opera 652 Return of 'The Sorcerer' 655 Sadler's Wells in Manchester 655 On Television and Radio 657 Readers ' Letters 660 Front Cover: Janet Baker and Helga Dernesch in Scottish Opera's 'Der Roseokavalier'

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